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A Journal on Anesthesiology, Resuscitation, Analgesia and Intensive Care

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Anesthesiology, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care
Indexed/Abstracted in: Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 2,036

Frequency: Monthly

ISSN 0375-9393

Online ISSN 1827-1596


Minerva Anestesiologica 2016 June;82(6):711-9


Progress testing in intensive care medicine training: useful and feasible?!

Walther N. VAN MOOK 1-3 , Sesmu M. ARBOUS 3, 4, Hans DELWIG 3, 5, Tina J. VAN HEMEL-RINTJAP 3, 4, Robert TEPASKE 3, 6, Jaap E. TULLEKEN 3, 5, Cees P. VAN DER VLEUTEN 2

1 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands; 2 Department of Medical Education Development and Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands; 3 Education and Training Working Group of the Joint Intensivists Committee, The Netherlands; 4 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands; 5 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre, Groningen, The Netherlands; 6 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

So far the in-training assessment of knowledge is perhaps underrepresented in postgraduate assessment frameworks in intensive care medicine (ICM). In most contemporary training programs a predominant emphasis is placed on workplace based learning and workplace based assessment. This article provides a concise general background on the nature and use of progress testing, and touches upon potential strengths, and constraints regarding its potential implementation and use in the postgraduate ICM training programs.

language: English


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